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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Zimbabwe wants more MNOs

Zimbabwe wants more MNOs

Telecommunications industry regulator says it is considering proposals from local and foreign venture capitalists.

Workz, Econet partner to bring eSIM to Zimbabwe

Workz, Econet partner to bring eSIM to Zimbabwe

IOT provider and network operator announce successful trials of virtual SIM for Zimbabwean subscribers.

Zimbabwe reverses mobile money functionality freeze

Zimbabwe reverses mobile money functionality freeze

Latest development follows EcoCash's recent legal action against directive.

Tariff increases unsettle Zimbabwe telecommunications firms

Tariff increases unsettle Zimbabwe telecommunications firms

But analysts believe these service providers will be the least affected by increases passed on to consumers.

EcoCash seeks legal interdict against central bank directive

EcoCash seeks legal interdict against central bank directive

Cassava Fintech files application for temporary interdict against central bank directive to halt cash0in and cash-out mobile money functionalities.

Embattled Zimbabwe telcos increase tariffs

Embattled Zimbabwe telcos increase tariffs

Pressure mounts on operators as fuel price increase adds to challenges.

Zimbabwe curtails mobile wallet functionalities and cash-back

Zimbabwe curtails mobile wallet functionalities and cash-back

Central Bank issues directive to try to curtail high premiums charged by mobile money agents.

Zimbabwe companies intensify interest in mobile apps

Zimbabwe companies intensify interest in mobile apps

Businesses look to reduce costs associated with physical infrastructure and manoeuvre to meet mobile demand.

Econet seeks share buy-back approval at AGM

Econet seeks share buy-back approval at AGM

Company secretary said the proceeds will help the company pay off its debt.

Data dominates as Zimbabwe's voice fades

Data dominates as Zimbabwe's voice fades

Recent statistics from the industry regulator shows substantial differences in revenue contribution between data and voice services.

Eskom deal gives Zim telcos some respite

Eskom deal gives Zim telcos some respite

Government officials confirm development amid continued impact on telecommunications.